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Old 02-07-2008, 12:10 AM   #1
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Wireless on Fedora 8


i have an acer aspire 9410Z, which has the atheros wireless card. I found drives from whats called madwifi and i dont know what to do next with them...
 
Old 02-07-2008, 08:19 PM   #2
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If you search LQ (or the LQ HCL) for "madwifi" it just *might* show some threads that might be of help.
 
Old 02-08-2008, 02:39 AM   #3
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Also use ndiswrapper:

http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.p...ghlight=5007eg

http://www.stchman.com/ath_drv.html

http://code.google.com/p/acer-acpi-deb/

From http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=603555&page=2

"may i ?
here is what i did to atheros 5007EG
-download the AR5007EG windriver
-install ndiswrapper manually
-open terminal; type sudo rmmod ath_pci ( remove the pci module )
-type sudo vi /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist-common
-insert : blacklist ath_pci ( to put ath_pci in blaklist mode )
-save it and restart the computer
-extract the windriver into one folder ( ex: documents )
-go to System – Administration – Windows Wireless Drivers
-install net521.inf
-click configure button and set it up
-open terminal; type sudo ndiswrapper -m ( to load ndis on restart )
-reboot the computer


it works fine for me"
 
  


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